Doctor Quack by Geraldine McCaughrean

Doctor Quack by Geraldine McCaughrean

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Despite a magical medicine of fabulous price, Benedick's father died of the purple plague. Now Benedick travels from town to town selling cures and potions. His moatwater marvels seem doomed to end in disaster... until he meets a canny princess and someone he recognizes.

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Out from the pack came a greenish bottle, full of greenish liquid. Benedick held it like a green duck egg, like a handful of precious emeralds. "This medicine," he said, "will cure coughs and colds and collywobbles. This medicine will heal hives, hiccups and whooping cough!" Despite a magical medicine of fabulous price, Benedick's father died of the purple plague. Now Benedick travels from town to town selling cures and potions - a dangerous business in a doubting world. His moatwater marvels seem doomed to end in disaster - until he meets a canny princess and someone he recognises...

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SKU GOR003574118
Title Doctor Quack
Author By (author) Geraldine McCaughrean
Condition WELLREAD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Hachette Children's Group
Year Published 2003
Number of Pages 128
ISBN 10 0340873779
ISBN 13 9780340873779
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book. We do our best to provide good quality books for you to read, but there is no escaping the fact that it has been owned and read by someone else previously. Therefore it will show signs of wear and may be an ex library book.
Ex Library No
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Out from the pack came a greenish bottle, full of greenish liquid. Benedick held it like a green duck egg, like a handful of precious emeralds. "This medicine," he said, "will cure coughs and colds and collywobbles. This medicine will heal hives, hiccups and whooping cough!" Despite a magical medicine of fabulous price, Benedick's father died of the purple plague. Now Benedick travels from town to town selling cures and potions - a dangerous business in a doubting world. His moatwater marvels seem doomed to end in disaster - until he meets a canny princess and someone he recognises...
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR003574118
Title Doctor Quack
Author By (author) Geraldine McCaughrean
Condition WELLREAD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Hachette Children's Group
Year Published 2003
Number of Pages 128
ISBN 10 0340873779
ISBN 13 9780340873779
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book. We do our best to provide good quality books for you to read, but there is no escaping the fact that it has been owned and read by someone else previously. Therefore it will show signs of wear and may be an ex library book.
Ex Library No